You may have read about physician Dr, Larry Nasser, who was convicted earier this year for 30 years of sexually abusing female athletes at Michigan State Universioty, USA Gymnastics & US Olympic trrainings and events. All three organizations protected Nassar, even after decades of reports and complaints from the athletes.
On 7/18/18, the national ESPY sports awards show presented the Arthur Ashe Courage Award* to more than 140 of these girls and women. Here's what they said and did:
* the Award goes to "recipients [who] reflect the spirit of Arthur Ashe, possessing strength in the face of adversity, courage in the face of peril and the willingness to stand up for their beliefs no matter what the cost."